This is without a doubt one of our favourite times of year here at Sirdar, it is when we finally get to tell you all about the new yarns, shades and designs that we have being working on for the past months! We are always so excited to share our new season launches with you, but this season in particular we just really can’t wait! So without further ado read on to discover Sirdar Spring Summer 2017 …enjoy!
Little ones love fun bright colours, which is why they’ll love our new yarn Snuggly Rascal DK! Snuggly Rascal is a fun colour effect yarn, it comes in a range of playful shades including pale pastels such as Little Treasure and Playtime and the eye-catching brights of Cheeky Chops and Leap Frog. We also have 6 leaflets with gorgeous designs for babies, boys and girls from birth to 7 years. These designs include cute little hats, sweet cardies with flower embellishments for girls and rather dashing little waistcoats and sweaters for boys.
When it comes to summer dressing there is nothing nicer then being clothed in beautiful cotton, our new yarn Toscana DK is certainly that. Toscana DK is an exquisitely subtle, phased colour-effect yarn. Toscana comes in a palette of 6 truly beautiful, delicate shades, each one with a name inspired by the stunning region of Tuscany. The Sirdar design team have used these gorgeous shades to design 6 leaflets with sophisticated designs for women. There are beautifully simple cardies, tops with stunning patterning and a cardigan with wrap over front that creates a breathtaking piece. These are designs that will keep you effortlessly stylish through the summer months.
Snuggly Sweetie is an irresistibly soft yarn that is covered in the softest little pom-poms, it is the perfect yarn for Snuggly soft baby blankets. Our latest addition to this gorgeous range are 2 mixture shades, we have Sherbet Lemon, a mixture of yellow and white, and Candyfloss, a mixture of pink, lilac and white.
With its ever-expanding colour palette and adorable design collection, when it comes to baby 4 Ply knitting there is no better yarn than Snuggly 4 Ply. The Snuggly 4 Ply colour palette is the perfect combination of classic baby shades and brighter more modern ones and this season we have added one of each, Bunnykins a soft brown and Flowergirl a bright pink. We also have 4 new leaflets with adorable designs for little ones, there is a pretty blanket, bootee and bonnet set for girls, beautiful patterned blankets and sweet little knits for boys.
The Snuggly DK colour palette is full of over 50 beautiful baby shades and this spring summer we have another 4 gorgeous colours for you – Flowergirl, Looby Loo a bright coral colour, Mini Monster a fun green and Twinkle Toes a bluey grey. We also have 6 adorable new leaflets for babies, boys and girls from birth to 7 years with beautifully textured and patterned designs. These include lace patterned dresses and cardies for girls, cardies with the prettiest appliquéd flowers and the cutest little crochet sandals with flower details! Then for the boys there are trendy textured sweaters and an adorable cabled onesie that will not only be fun to play in but perfect for nap times too! These fun designs are also available in the ‘Snuggly Playtime’ book.
Snuggly Spots DK is our pretty spot patterned yarn that is perfect for little boys and girls alike. We have added 3 new shades to this gorgeous range, each one on a white base with different coloured spots. There is Rainbow Spots which has multi coloured spots, Dino Spot which has green and purple spots and Retro Spot which has grey, brown and purple spots. We also have 4 fab new leaflets, there is a simple sweater design for boys and hats with cute little bear ears. If that wasn’t enough we have designs for some of the most charming toys we’ve ever seen, kids and adults alike won’t be able to help but fall in love with them! There’s a friendly lion with shaggy mane, a fun pink horse and a truly magical unicorn! What’s more the leg joints on the horse and unicorn move so they can really come to life!
When it comes to baby Fair Isle effect yarns our Snuggly Baby Crofter range is the nation’s favourite! Snuggly Baby Crofter DK comes in an astonishing range of Fair Isle shades and this season we have 4 more beautiful shades inspired by the Scottish highlands! There are the pretty pinks of Patsy, the greens and purples of Mabel, the browns of Jasper and the red and greens of Nessie. Our new Snuggly Baby Crofter DK design collection has timeless pieces for babies, boys and girls from birth to 7 years. For the wee lasses there are adorable little pinafore dresses and cardies finished off with lacy edges, then for the little lads there are trendy cardies and sweaters that show off the effect of Snuggly Baby Crofter DK wonderfully. These are designs that you will want to knit time and time again, just as much as little ones will want to keep wearing them. They are available as 6 individual leaflets and in the ‘Baby Crofter Creations’ book.
The Snuggly Baby Bamboo colour palette is one that is full of wonderfully bright shades that modern knitters simply love. This spring summer we have 3 gorgeous new shades that we know will be loved just as much! Water Baby is the most delicate of powder blues, Tickety Boo is a pale teal and Chatterbox a vibrant coral. Here at Sirdar we think that every little one deserves to be dressed in the most adorable of little knits, which is why we have created our latest collection of the cutest knits imaginable. Snuggly Baby Bamboo is a yarn that is known for creating incredible stitch definition and this can be seen in the patterns and textures that are used throughout our newest designs. There are the prettiest designs for girls, cardies with dainty lace edges, those with beautiful flower embellishments and gorgeous bootees finished off with bows and roses. Then for the boys there are trendy sweaters with matching bobble hats and cosy textured cardies. These designs are available as 6 individual leaflets and in the ‘Little Cutie Pies’ design book.
If you and your little ones love a fun yarn then Snuggly Tutti Frutti is the one for you! Snuggly Tutti Frutti is a brightly coloured chenille yarn that is perfect for babies, tots and older children alike. Each of the Tutti Frutti shades has a colourful nep running through it which creates a fun, textured look. We have 2 more fab, bright shades – Sherbet Fizz a turquoise colour and Parma Violet a purpley blue. We also have 4 new leaflets with cosy designs for babies, boys and girls from birth to 7 years, there are cute little cardies with matching hats for boys and girls, and an ever so trendy poncho.
Little ones love being wrapped up in our Snowflake DK, it is just so unbelievably soft and cosy you can see why they love it so much! This season we have 2 more wonderfully soft baby shades, Lullaby a lilac shade and Shooting Star a denim blue. We have used these 2 new shades to design 3 adorable new leaflets, there is the cosiest looking sleep suit and the happiest looking hippo! There are also designs for 2 gorgeous blankets, one has a cute little bunny face, ears and paws in the corner and the other a little bear, what’s more when they are rolled up the adorable bunny and bear are on the outside so they can still be cuddled!
With it’s soft and cosy fleecy texture Snowflake Chunky is the perfect yarn for garments, toys and blankets & cushions for the nursery. We have designed 3 new leaflets with patterns for all of these in our 2 new lovely shades, Lullaby and Seal Pup a soft grey. There are simple sweater designs for boys and girls from birth to 7 years, colourful crochet blankets and 2 crochet puppet toys that will equal hours of fun, both crocheting them and playing with them, there’s a bunny and a cat. If all that wasn’t enough we also have a brilliant new book by the wonderful Sue Jobson – The Bear Book 2! The Bear Book 2 has 6 adorable sports themed outfits knitted in Snuggly DK & Cotton DK to dress fluffy Snowflake Chunky bears in! This book is full of the character and charm that Sue Jobson designs have become famous for, and we are sure that they are toys that will become well and truly treasured.
Supersoft Aran is an incredibly durable yarn keeping its softness wash after wash, making it the perfect yarn for babies, tots and children who like to keep active and get up to all sorts of mischief! What’s more it comes in a fantastic range of colours, which we have just added 2 more to, Trunkie grey and Jazzberry a raspberry shade. We also have 4 new leaflets with gorgeous Aran designs, there are 2 leaflets for boys and girls from 2 to 13 years and 2 with designs for babies from birth to 7 years. These designs include cardies and sweaters with beautiful bobbles and incredible cables, including a heart motif cable!
The 4 Ply version of our Snuggly Baby Crofter range is just as gorgeous as the other weights and comes in a beautiful range of Fair Isle shades. We have 2 new leaflets with adorable designs, there’s one for the boys and one for the girls. Both of these leaflets range from premature to 2 years.
Crofter DK is the original and best Fair Isle effect yarn, the traditional Fair Isle pattern simply appears as you knit, it is this that has earnt it its reputation as a key part of the Sirdar range. This spring summer we have added 2 pretty new shades inspired by the highlands of Scotland, Elspeth a mix of pinks and Maisie a mix of lilac and purples. We also have 3 new leaflets with designs for accessories, feminine cardies and lovely homewares.
Country Style DK is a classic yarn that is absolutely perfect for creating wonderfully traditional pieces, in the beautiful Country Style DK colour palette. This spring summer we have added the 2 new shades of Pecan Pie and Vintage Rose. We have used these new shades to design our 4 new Country Style DK leaflets. There are knit and crochet designs for beautifully patterned cardigans and waistcoats and a pattern for a stripy, floppy eared rabbit toy, we’re sure he’ll become a firm favourite with people of all ages!
Wash ‘n’ Wear is a yarn that has been known and loved by generations of knitters and crocheters, it is renowned for keeping its superb quality wash after wash. Wash ‘n’ Wear comes in an incredible range of shades and this season we have added 2 more, Nutty and Confetti Pink. We also have 3 new leaflets, 2 with patterned cardies and tops for women and the other with patterns for 4 fabulous tea pot designs, adorned with a mixture of flowers and fruit, these would finish off a truly British cup of tea perfectly!
Country Style 4 Ply is the 4 Ply weight in our classic Country Style range of yarns. Country Style 4 Ply comes in a palette of traditional shades and with a design collection that is wonderfully timeless. This spring summer we have 2 new leaflets with designs for beautifully detailed cardigans for women, there is a design in both knit and crochet.
Harrap Tweed Chunky is a yarn with a genuine heritage, it is named after the Harrap brothers who founded the original company that in 1934 became Sirdar. Harrap Tweed Chunky comes in a range of rich, tweedy shades that have been inspired by the beautiful surroundings of the Sirdar head office in Wakefield, Yorkshire. Harrap Tweed Chunky is a gorgeous yarn that is ideal for designs for all the family and this season we have 3 new leaflets with casual designs for women and girls. There are textured cardies, beautifully cabled pieces and a stunning waterfall waistcoat and cardie, they are the perfect pieces for layering.
Here at Sirdar although we love to design beautiful garments we understand that those basic knits that become a wardrobe staple and can be turned to time and time again are just as important, which is why we have designed a great new book full of basic designs for all the family! We have used our core yarns of Country Style DK, Harrap Tweed DK, Crofter DK and Wash ‘n’ Wear DC DK to design this brilliant book. It is full of timeless designs and is one that we know will be loved for many years to come. The designs in this book are also available as 6 single leaflets.
Sirdar Cotton 4 Ply comes in a truly stunning palette of colours and this spring summer we have added two more fresh, modern shades to the range – Cool Aqua and Refreshing Red. The Cotton 4 Ply design collection is full of sophisticated designs for women and the home. This season we have added 4 more beautiful leaflets, they have gorgeous sweater, cardigan and top designs for women that will make looking chic and stylish this summer ever so easy.
Sirdar Cotton DK is a truly stunning yarn that has the most beautiful sheen and clarity of stitch, it is the perfect yarn for creating gorgeous summer pieces that are a pleasure to both create and wear. This spring summer the Sirdar design studio has created a series of 6 leaflets with beautiful designs for women. These incredible designs have been designed in our four new Cotton DK shades of Parchment, Breaking Waves, Terracotta and Mediterranean Blue and include designs for intricately patterned tops and cardigans, a feminine kimono style jacket and the most flattering of fitted knits. Sirdar Cotton DK is summer dressing at its finest.
Sirdar Cotton Prints DK is a colourful range that comes in a palette of wonderfully vibrant, tonal, colour effect shades and this spring summer we have two more beautiful colours Cruise and Whitewash. Cotton Prints DK creates gorgeous summer knits and crochet pieces and this spring summer we have four new leaflets with designs for women that are sure to get you wishing for the summer months! There are designs for eyelet-patterned tops, a beautiful granny square edge kimono and a stunning crochet top with exquisite patterned insert.
Beachcomber DK is a beautiful yarn that really does evoke a perfect summers day. It is 100% cotton with a natural slubby texture and comes in a range of gorgeous summer shades, each one exploring a different colour effect. This season we have added two more shades to the range, Diftwood a calming mix of beige, blue and white and Whitesands a contemporary mix of blue, white and an eye-catching yellow. There are also four new leaflets with beautifully casual tops, a cardigan and a wrap for women. These are pieces that will look great teamed with a pair of denim shorts for a relaxed summer feel.
Amalfi DK comes in a palette of beautiful summery shades, each one inspired by the gorgeous Amalfi coast in Italy. Amalfi DK has a cotton blend that makes it wonderfully soft and each of the shades has a colourful nep running through it that creates a stunning effect. The new Amalfi shades for this season are Maiori a soft lilac and Nocelle a bright coral, we have used these new shades along with some existing to create four new leaflets with gorgeous designs for women, including a spectacular crochet dress! Summer dressing has never been so stylish!
Who doesn’t love a touch of sophisticated glamour? We certainly do which is why we love Soukie DK so much! Soukie DK is spattered with tiny sequins and comes in a range of gorgeous shades, with Crystal Seas a vibrant turquoise and Summer Dream a bright pink been added for the spring summer season. The Sirdar design team has used these new shades to create beautiful designs for women and girls, there is a gorgeous patterned top for women, a stunning kimono and the prettiest of peplum cardies for little girls. Dazzle this summer in Soukie DK.
Cotton Rich Aran is a contemporary take on a classic Aran yarn, it has a beautiful lightweight blend that makes it perfect for summer knits. Cotton Rich Aran designs are known for giving a modern twist to traditional Aran knits and the designs on our three new patterns for this season are certainly no different. These designs include incredibly cabled tops and sweaters for women in a range of fresh, summery shades.
Hayfield Baby DK is a great quality, great value baby yarn. It comes in a fantastic range of colours and is a yarn that modern knitters and crocheters just love! This season we have added the pretty new shade of Lemondrop to the Hayfied Baby DK colour palette. We also have 2 new leaflets with the prettiest of knits for girls, there is a cardie with scalloped edge and a beautifully patterned hoodie.
Hayfield Baby Sparkle DK is loved by little girls of all ages, for one very good reason, with the sparkly thread that runs through each shade it is just so incredibly pretty! This spring summer we have 4 new leaflets with sweet little designs for girls, there are simple sweaters and adorable little cardie, bootee, bonnet and mitts sets.
Hayfield Baby Blossom Chunky is an incredibly pretty yarn, dainty little flowers appear as you knit as if by magic! This season we have 2 gorgeous new leaflets for girls, there are cosy sleep sacks and adorable sweaters, one design even has a little frill round the bottom!
Hayfield Baby Chunky comes in a fantastic range of shades and is the perfect yarn for less experienced knitters or those who just want a project that knits up nice and quickly! We have added 2 new leaflets to our great Hayfield Baby Chunky design collection, one with designs for 4 patterned blankets and the other with designs for some cute textured sweaters!
Hayfield Fiesta DK is a fabulously colourful yarn and its bright colour pop shades make it perfect for summer projects! This spring summer we have 4 new leaflets with wonderfully stylish designs for women, 2 knit and 2 crochet. There is a trendy crochet top that would look great worn with a pair of white jeans and a gorgeous top that ties at the side. You’ll feel great all summer long in these pieces!
Our Snuggly Baby Crofter range of yarns are known as being the original and best baby Fair Isle effect yarns and are loved the world over! It now comes in a gorgeous chunky version too! Snuggly Baby Crofter Chunky comes in a beautiful range of 8 shades, each one is inspired by the Scottish highlands and is made up of the gorgeous colour combinations that Snuggly Baby Crofter is known for. We also have 6 leaflets with the cutest of designs for babies, boys and girls from birth to 7 years. These include adorable little hoodies, cardies and sweaters, cosy accessories and the snuggest looking onesie!